|New International Version (© 2011)|
So Gideon sent the rest of the Israelites home but kept the three hundred, who took over the provisions and trumpets of the others. Now the camp of Midian lay below him in the valley.
King James Bible
So the people took victuals in their hand, and their trumpets: and he sent all the rest of Israel every man unto his tent, and retained those three hundred men: and the host of Midian was beneath him in the valley.
American Standard Version
So the people took victuals in their hand, and their trumpets; and he sent all the men of Israel every man unto his tent, but retained the three hundred men: and the camp of Midian was beneath him in the valley.
Young's Literal Translation
And the people take the provision in their hand, and their trumpets, and every man of Israel he hath sent away, each to his tents; and on the three hundred men he hath kept hold, and the camp of Midian hath been by him at the lower part of the valley.
Judges 7:8 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
So the people took victuals - The three hundred men that he reserved took the victuals necessary for the day's expenditure, while the others were dismissed to their tents and their houses as they thought proper.
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Judges 7:8 Parallel CommentariesBeneath Camp Hand Horns Host Hundred Israel Midian People's Provisions Rest Retained Tent Three Trumpets Valley VictualsBeneath Camp Hand Horns Host Hundred Israel Midian People's Provisions Rest Retained Tent Three Trumpets Valley VictualsTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Judges 7:7 The LORD said to Gideon, "With the three hundred men that lapped I will save you and give the Midianites into your hands. Let all the others go home."
Judges 7:9 During that night the LORD said to Gideon, "Get up, go down against the camp, because I am going to give it into your hands.